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1. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 22,618

2. The Bishop's Wife (1947)

Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley

Votes: 11,476

3. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 34,341 | Gross: $2.65M

4. Hans Brinker (1969 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama, Family, Musical

6.8
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Add a Plot

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Richard Basehart, John Gregson, Cyril Ritchard

Votes: 100

5. Emil i Lönneberga (1974–1976)
Episode: Den stora snöstormen (1974)

Family

8.1
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Alfred cut his thumb and must go to the doctor.

Director: Olle Hellbom | Stars: Jan Ohlsson, Lena Wisborg, Allan Edwall, Emy Storm

Votes: 37

6. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.5
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63 Metascore

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

Votes: 367,388 | Gross: $285.76M

7. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 237,463 | Gross: $173.59M

8. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

8.0
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72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 499,335 | Gross: $70.91M

9. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 358,221 | Gross: $59.70M

10. Emil i Lönneberga (1974–1976)
Episode: Kalaset i Katthult (1974)

Family

7.6
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The family have invited all their friends and acquaintances to a big feast, and Emil pulls his little sister Ida up to the top of the flag pole so she can see far into the distance.

Director: Olle Hellbom | Stars: Jan Ohlsson, Lena Wisborg, Allan Edwall, Emy Storm

Votes: 32

11. The Family Stone (2005)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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56 Metascore

An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

Director: Thomas Bezucha | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes, Diane Keaton

Votes: 53,577 | Gross: $60.06M

12. Last Holiday (2006)

PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy

6.4
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52 Metascore

Upon learning of a terminal illness, a shy woman (Queen Latifah) decides to sell off all her possessions and live it up at a posh European hotel.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito

Votes: 23,660 | Gross: $38.36M

13. 12 Dates of Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.3
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A story that follows Kate, a young woman who after a horrible blind date on Christmas Eve, wakes up to find she is re-living that same day and date all over again.

Director: James Hayman | Stars: Laura Miyata, Vijay Mehta, Amy Smart, Audrey Dwyer

Votes: 4,136

14. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

Votes: 9,848

15. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family

6.8
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55 Metascore

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine

Votes: 84,513 | Gross: $137.86M

16. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

Votes: 39,346 | Gross: $27.28M

17. The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992– )
Episode: The Tailor of Gloucester (1993)

Animation, Family

8.2
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It is Christmas time and an old tailor must great a waistcoat for the mayors wedding, but when illness and lack of money prevent him from doing so, a few little mice decide to help

Directors: Jack Stokes, Dianne Jackson | Stars: Niamh Cusack, Ian Holm, Derek Griffiths, Dan Russell

Votes: 35

18. The Polar Express (2004)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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61 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Leslie Zemeckis

Votes: 141,461 | Gross: $183.37M

19. Arthur Christmas (2011)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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69 Metascore

Santa's clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.

Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook | Stars: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 41,826 | Gross: $46.46M

20. Frosty (1965)

84 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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A fairy-tale about a conceited young man and a young woman with a tyrannical step-mother, who must overcome magical trials in order to be together.

Director: Aleksandr Rou | Stars: Aleksandr Khvylya, Natalya Sedykh, Eduard Izotov, Inna Churikova

Votes: 3,763

21. Devchata (1961)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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Tonya has just graduated from the trade school and found a job as a cook in a Siberian village. She is naive but open hearted and kind. When Ilya starts flirting with her she takes it as a ... See full summary »

Director: Yuriy Chulyukin | Stars: Nadezhda Rumyantseva, Nikolai Rybnikov, Lyusyena Ovchinnikova, Stanislav Khitrov

Votes: 2,162

22. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 26 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.4
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, June Foray, Dal McKennon

Votes: 37,144

23. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)

TV-G | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

Director: Larry Roemer | Stars: Billie Mae Richards, Burl Ives, Larry D. Mann, Paul Soles

Votes: 20,471

24. The Snowman (1982)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.2
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On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.

Directors: Dianne Jackson, Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: David Bowie, Raymond Briggs

Votes: 10,242

25. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.

Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 6,102

26. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez

Votes: 25,473

27. Donald's Snow Fight (1942)

7 min | Animation, Short, Action

8.0
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Donald Duck, in a battleship made of ice, goes to war against his three nephews, who fight back from their ice fort.

Director: Jack King | Star: Clarence Nash

Votes: 1,455

28. The Prince and the Pauper (1990)

G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.2
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A poor boy and a prince exchange identities and lives while the villainous Captain of the Guard plots to take advantage of this.

Director: George Scribner | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Bill Farmer, Arthur Burghardt, Tony Anselmo

Votes: 2,204

29. The Small One (1978)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.8
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A young Judean boy tries to sell his beloved old donkey to someone who would care for him as much as he does.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Sean Marshall, William Woodson, Olan Soule, Hal Smith

Votes: 1,042

30. Father Christmas (1991)

25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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Father Christmas on vacation and on the job.

Director: Dave Unwin | Star: Mel Smith

Votes: 1,177

31. A Christmas Carol (1951)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve...

Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

Votes: 16,884

32. The Night Before Christmas (1933)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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A narrator sings the opening stanzas of the classic poem while we see the house at rest. Santa lands on the roof, comes down the chimney, and opens his bag. The toys march out and decorate ... See full summary »

Director: Wilfred Jackson | Star: Kenny Baker

Votes: 483

33. The Twelve Days of Christmas (1993 TV Movie)

22 min | Animation, Family

7.8
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Narrated by a partridge, this charming animated tale explains the lengthy and confusing Christmas carol of the same name. The bold and brave Sir Carolboomer loves the melancholy Princess ... See full summary »

Director: Masaki Îzuka | Stars: Phil Hartman, James Carter Cathcart, John Crenshaw, Merwin Goldsmith

Votes: 63

34. Santa's Workshop (1932)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.4
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Santa's little helpers must hurry to finish the toys before Christmas Day.

Director: Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Allan Watson

Votes: 1,152

35. Mr. Bean (1990–1995)
Episode: Do-It-Yourself Mr. Bean (1994)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family

8.9
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Mr. Bean hosts a New Year's party with his friends Rupert and Hubert. The next day, Bean buys many tools and appliances to decorate and improve his apartment. He decides to paint his room ... See full summary »

Director: John Birkin | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Robert Austin, Simon Godley, Helen Burns

Votes: 780

36. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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66 Metascore

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Director: Sharon Maguire | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Gemma Jones

Votes: 193,305 | Gross: $71.54M

37. A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

47 min | Comedy, Family, Music

8.2
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm.

Directors: Peter Harris, Eric Till | Stars: Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Richard Hunt, Kathryn Mullen

Votes: 2,846

38. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One with the Monkey (1994)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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The gang make (and break) a pact not to bring dates to their New Years Eve party. Phoebe starts dating a scientist. Ross compensates for his loneliness by getting a monkey.

Director: Peter Bonerz | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 2,691

39. Frozen (I) (2013)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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74 Metascore

When the newly-crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee | Stars: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad

Votes: 477,254 | Gross: $400.74M

40. Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)

G | 65 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Ring in the season with Winnie The Pooh in a holiday adventure.

Directors: Gary Katona, Ed Wexler, Jamie Mitchell | Stars: Jim Cummings, Peter Cullen, John Fiedler, Michael Gough

Votes: 1,348

41. Toot & Puddle: I'll Be Home for Christmas (2006 Video)

46 min | Animation, Family

6.8
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In the days leading up to Christmas, Toot visits his Aunt Peg to celebrate her 100th birthday, while Puddle stays home with their young cousin Opal to get ready for Christmas.

Director: Ginger Gibbons | Stars: Katie Leigh, Adam Wylie, Jessica DiCicco, Walker Edmiston

Votes: 27

42. How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.5
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When Santa's helper Granny Rose falls ill and must take off a Christmas Eve, she recruits Mr. Grimm to help deliver all the toys. What no one but the toys knows is that Mr. Grimm plans to ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo D'Alò | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Tony Randall, Neil Shee, Walter Massey

Votes: 360

43. Father Christmas and the Missing Reindeer (1998 TV Short)

25 min | Short

9.0
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Fantasy animation. When Christmas Eve falls Father Christmas is horrified to learn that his reindeer have vanished. He enlists the help of a young friend to track them down.

Director: Jon Doyle | Stars: Jimmy Hibbert, David Jason, Susan Sheridan

Votes: 9

44. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)

TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.9
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When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving

Votes: 5,980

45. Faye's 12 Days of Christmas (Short) (1995 Video)

25 min | Short, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Willam Wegman brings together his famous family of weimaraners to get ready for the holidays in a witty and delightful festival of decorating, crafts, cooking, gift wrapping, fruitcake, and... See full synopsis »

Director: William Wegman | Stars: Batty, Andrea Beeman, Chundo, Crooky

Votes: 33

46. Sun Valley Serenade (1941)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

7.3
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When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle

Votes: 1,124

47. The Apartment (1960)

Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.3
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A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Votes: 126,506 | Gross: $18.60M

48. Holiday Inn (1942)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Votes: 10,320

49. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.6
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89 Metascore

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 320,440 | Gross: $7.27M

50. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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82 Metascore

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Votes: 250,476 | Gross: $75.08M

51. Noel (2004)

PG | 96 min | Drama

6.3
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29 Metascore

Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.

Director: Chazz Palminteri | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin

Votes: 7,907

52. Surviving Christmas (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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19 Metascore

A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.

Director: Mike Mitchell | Stars: Ben Affleck, Christina Applegate, James Gandolfini, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 19,461 | Gross: $11.66M

53. The Family Man (2000)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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42 Metascore

A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Piven

Votes: 92,516 | Gross: $75.79M

54. Carnival in Moscow (1956)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A new chief of a "Culture House" is planning to hold a terribly boring New Year concert. A group of young amateur actors are doing their best to liven up the concert.

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Igor Ilyinsky, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Yuri Belov, Georgiy Kulikov

Votes: 1,787

55. Ironiya sudby, ili S legkim parom! (1975)

192 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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A group of old friends have a tradition of going to a public bathing house on New Years eve. Incidentally, too much vodka and beer makes two of them unconscious. The problem is that one of ... See full summary »

Stars: Liya Akhedzhakova, Aleksandr Belyavskiy, Barbara Brylska, Georgiy Burkov

Votes: 8,904

56. The Irony of Fate 2 (2007)

115 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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Zhenya and Nadya go their separate ways. Nadya stuck with her bureaucrat boyfriend, married h im and had a daughter, also called Nadya. Zhenya married and had a son, Konstantin. Both later ... See full synopsis »

Director: Timur Bekmambetov | Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergey Bezrukov, Andrey Myagkov

Votes: 2,865

57. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Eloise at Christmastime (2003)

89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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A 6-year-old girl tries to reunite a young woman with a former boyfriend before she marries another.

Director: Kevin Lima | Stars: Julie Andrews, Sofia Vassilieva, Kenneth Welsh, Debra Monk

Votes: 1,856

58. One Magic Christmas (1985)

G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy

6.6
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An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

Votes: 2,498 | Gross: $13.68M

59. Holiday (1938)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A young man in love with a girl from a rich family finds his unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long-suffering brother.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres

Votes: 11,968

60. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey (2007)

91 min | Family

6.7
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When a broken hearted boy loses the treasured wooden nativity set that links him to his dead father, his worried mother persuades a lonely ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replacement, ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Clark | Stars: Tom Berenger, Sarah Wildor, Thomas Briggs, Joely Richardson

Votes: 806

61. Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Episode: Hercule Poirot's Christmas (1994)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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The tyrannical patriarch of a dysfunctional but wealthy family summons his adult children for a Christmas reunion, but prior to the holiday his throat is slashed apparently by one of them.

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: David Suchet, Philip Jackson, Vernon Dobtcheff, Simon Roberts

Votes: 1,287

62. Call Me Claus (2001 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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When Lucy Cullins, a successful but cranky producer at a home shopping network, hires an actor named Nick to play Santa Claus on the network she gets more than she bargained for. Nick ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Victor Garber

Votes: 1,973

63. Prep & Landing (2009 TV Short)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke, Mason Vale Cotton, David DeLuise

Votes: 2,168

64. Mrs. Santa Claus (1996 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural neighborhood of Manhattan's ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter, Terrence Mann, Lynsey Bartilson

Votes: 735

65. Gotta Catch Santa Claus (2008 TV Movie)

PG | 60 min | Animation, Fantasy

5.6
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Young boy wants to prove his friend that Santa Claus exists by capturing him. Meanwhile, an old enemy of Santa awakens from an ancient slumber with the same idea.

Directors: Jin Choi II, Peter Lepeniotis, Jamie Waese | Stars: Cory Doran, Lisa Lennox, Nathan Stephenson, Sweeney MacArthur

Votes: 87

66. Christmas Oranges (2012)

PG | 101 min | Drama

6.7
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Experience the journey of Rose, an orphan who teaches the meaning of hope to all those around her. Share a slice of Christmas sweetened with friendship in this poignant story based on a classic holiday tale.

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Nancy Stafford, Bailee Michelle Johnson, Savanna Kylie Lewis

Votes: 317

67. The Twelve Trees of Christmas (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Romance

6.1
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Cheri Jamison rallies the residents of her beloved Manhattan neighborhood to participate in a Christmas tree contest when her cherished local library is abruptly set for demolition. Cheri ... See full summary »

Director: Michael DeCarlo | Stars: Lindy Booth, Robin Dunne, Melanie Brown, Casper Van Dien

Votes: 615

68. Lost Christmas (2011)

89 min | Drama

7.2
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Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets ... See full summary »

Director: John Hay | Stars: Eddie Izzard, Larry Mills, Jason Flemyng, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 1,042

69. The Elf Who Didn't Believe (1997)

G | Comedy, Family

4.3
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Young elf Elmer wants to become a real boy. He steals Santa's sleigh and escapes to the real world, where he meets a young girl who needs a heart transplant.

Director: Rodney McDonald | Stars: Sean Donnelly, Margo Harshman, Rich Mann, Dan Frank

Votes: 91

70. Jingle All the Way (1996)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson

Votes: 77,941 | Gross: $60.57M

71. Christmas Story (2007)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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The touching story of how Santa Claus came to be Santa.

Director: Juha Wuolijoki | Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Otto Gustavsson, Jonas Rinne, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 2,836

72. Christmas Grace (2013)

TV-Y7 | 84 min | Drama, Family

4.3
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Rival toy store owners compete over several Christmas seasons, and God's grace goes to work in their lives.

Director: Keith Perna | Stars: Ryan-Iver Klann, Tim Kaiser, Rebekah Cook, Ann Filippis

Votes: 428

73. Santa's Apprentice (2010)

G | 80 min | Animation, Comedy

6.4
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Santa doesn't want to retire, but rules are rules and he must train someone to replace him. The lucky winner, to be chosen from among millions of children, must be named Nicholas, be an ... See full summary »

Director: Luc Vinciguerra | Stars: Julie Gayet, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Lorànt Deutsch, Bruno Salomone

Votes: 278

74. The Magic Snowflake (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Animation

6.4
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A young boy named Nicholas is about to become the next Santa Claus, but must first avoid a crisis that's threatening the magic of Christmas before he can succeed in his new role.

Director: Luc Vinciguerra | Stars: Nathan Simony, Benoît Allemane, Vincent Grass, Jean-Claude Donda

Votes: 109

75. Rent-a-Kid (1995 TV Movie)

G | 85 min | Drama, Family, Comedy

5.5
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Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers.

Director: Fred Gerber | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd, Matt McCoy, Sherry Miller

Votes: 1,678

76. La bûche (1999)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas,... See full summary »

Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Emmanuelle Béart, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Claude Rich

Votes: 1,536 | Gross: $0.15M

77. Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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50 Metascore

A Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in west Chicago face what may be their last Christmas together.

Director: Alfredo Rodriguez de Villa | Stars: John Leguizamo, Freddy Rodríguez, Debra Messing, Alfred Molina

Votes: 3,300 | Gross: $7.50M

78. A Christmas Tale (2008)

Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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84 Metascore

The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas.

Director: Arnaud Desplechin | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Mathieu Amalric, Anne Consigny

Votes: 5,948 | Gross: $1.06M

79. A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008 TV Movie)

G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.6
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When Gonzo accidentally diverts three letters to Santa, he talks Kermit and his friends into delivering them to the North Pole personally.

Director: Kirk R. Thatcher | Stars: Steve Whitmire, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Eric Jacobson

Votes: 1,307

80. An Elf's Story: The Elf on the Shelf (2011 TV Movie)

23 min | Family

5.3
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An elf attempts to help a boy believe.

Director: Chad Eikhoff | Stars: Leslie Bellair, Brendan Dooling, Evie Eikhoff, Emma Greene

Votes: 303

81. A Christmas Memory (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried. ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Patty Duke, Piper Laurie, Jeffrey DeMunn, Anita Gillette

Votes: 556

82. Prep & Landing Stocking Stuffer: Operation: Secret Santa (2010 TV Short)

PG | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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Wayne and Lanny now partners, are called by Magee to meet with a secret contact Mrs. Claus who sends them on a new mission to retrieve a box from Santas secret workshop.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Betty White, Dave Foley, Derek Richardson, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 1,125

83. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011 TV Short)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Dave Foley, Derek Richardson, Sarah Chalke, Rob Riggle

Votes: 1,108

84. Joyeux Noel (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, History, Music

7.8
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70 Metascore

In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.

Director: Christian Carion | Stars: Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Natalie Dessay

Votes: 24,207 | Gross: $1.05M

85. Snowglobe (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A young woman discovers a Christmas-themed dreamworld inside a magical snowglobe.

Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Christina Milian, Erin Karpluk, Hilda Doherty, Jason Schombing

Votes: 1,776

86. Gentlemen of Fortune (1971)

TV-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.6
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A kindergarten director Troshkin is a dead ringer for a criminal nicknamed "Docent" who stole the priceless headpiece of Alexander the Great during an archaeological expedition. But after ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Seryj | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Radner Muratov, Saveliy Kramarov

Votes: 8,239

87. Zigzag udachi (1968)

88 min | Comedy

7.3
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One of the employees of a photo shop wins a huge amount of money in a lottery right before New Year celebration. But there is a problem: in order to buy the lottery ticket he silently ... See full summary »

Director: Eldar Ryazanov | Stars: Evgeniy Leonov, Valentina Talyzina, Evgeniy Evstigneev, Irina Skobtseva

Votes: 615

88. Prikhodi na menya posmotret (2001)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Before New Year Eve the windows of vast city are glowing from within by colored Christmas lights. It seems that behind each of these windows carefully stored favorite holiday.It seems that ... See full summary »

Directors: Mikhail Agranovich, Oleg Yankovskiy | Stars: Oleg Yankovskiy, Irina Kupchenko, Yekaterina Vasilyeva, Natalya Shchukina

Votes: 396

89. Novogodnie priklyucheniya Mashi i Viti (1975 TV Movie)

71 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

7.1
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Mashi believes in science and technology, Viti believes in miracles. In Christmes Eve, a sculpture of Ded Moroz (A kind of Russian Santa Clause) gets in live and tells "Koschei kidnapped my... See full summary »

Directors: Gennadiy Kazanskiy, Igor Usov | Stars: Irina Borisova, Mikhail Boyarskiy, Nikolay Boyarskiy, Igor Efimov

Votes: 190

90. Staryy novyy god (1981)

138 min | Comedy

7.2
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Two men, sharing the same first name and living in the same building but each with different background and attitude to life, have to rethink their views in the midst of crowded winter holiday celebration.

Directors: Naum Ardashnikov, Oleg Efremov | Stars: Vyacheslav Nevinnyy, Pyotr Shcherbakov, Aleksandr Kalyagin, Kseniya Minina

Votes: 301

91. Telegramma (1972)

95 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Rolan Bykov | Stars: Nina Arkhipova, Elya Baskin, L. Berdichevsky, Valentina Berezutskaya

Votes: 43

92. Santa's Surprise (1947)

Approved | 9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.2
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Five children from around the world follow Santa home on Christmas Eve, and decide to give him some extra help around the workshop.

Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

Votes: 202

93. The Christmas Candle (2013)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family

6.1
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33 Metascore

A pastor who's suffered a personal loss accepts a position in a town that believes in a Christmas miracle candle, which he strives to abolish.

Director: John Stephenson | Stars: Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks, Lesley Manville, Sylvester McCoy

Votes: 1,323 | Gross: $2.21M

94. Pettson & Findus - Tomtemaskinen (2005)

79 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.3
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The old man PETTSON and his cat FINDUS live on a small farm way out in the countryside in Sweden. Christmas is approaching, and Pettson has given Findus the rash promise that THE TOMTE will... See full summary »

Directors: Jørgen Lerdam, Anders Sørensen | Stars: Joachim Höppner, Tord Peterson, Lukas Larsson, Tobias John von Freyend

Votes: 233

95. Crown for Christmas (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 86 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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After getting fired from her job as a maid at a ritzy New York City hotel, Allie reluctantly accepts a temporary gig as the governess to a young girl who is part of a powerful family in Europe that lives in a castle.

Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Danica McKellar, Rupert Penry-Jones, Ellie Botterill, Pavel Douglas

Votes: 2,351

96. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Jackie Vernon, Billy De Wolfe, Jimmy Durante, Paul Frees

Votes: 11,604

97. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Votes: 25,514 | Gross: $30.00M

98. A Christmas Story (1983)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

8.0
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77 Metascore

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Scott Schwartz

Votes: 115,531 | Gross: $19.29M

99. Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (1999 Video)

Not Rated | 66 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.2
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A Christmas themed, three-part anthology-style video. The first part, "Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas", is essentially a retelling of Groundhog Day (1993), with Huey, Dewey, and Louie ... See full summary »

Directors: Jun Falkenstein, Alex Mann, Bradley Raymond, Toby Shelton, Bill Speers | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor, Tony Anselmo

Votes: 4,582

100. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)

G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.1
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The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.

Director: Burny Mattinson | Stars: Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, Hal Smith, Will Ryan

Votes: 8,105 | Gross: $21.00M